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Dramatic Waterspouts Appear Off Greek Coast After Tuesday's Severe Storms

After unexpected rain storms slammed into the country early Tuesday morning, sharp-eyed weatherspotters were able to capture waterspouts which formed near the island of Thasos and the northern Greek region of Chalkidiki. https://www.facebook.com/meteology/videos/2036007903196138 The impressive weather phenomena are simply columns of wind...

Greece: 286 New Coronavirus Cases, Three Deaths on Friday, New Measures Introduced

Greek Officials announced that their health authorities had detected 286 new cases of Covid-19, and there had been three deaths with the virus on Friday. Of the 286 cases, 31 have been connected to known outbreaks, and 37 were discovered...

The Aristotle Menu: Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five building elements, earth, fire, water, air, and ether. Gastronomy professor Giorgos Palisidis built what he calls the "Aristotelian menu", based on foods and ingredients of northern Greece, the birthplace of...

Death Toll Rises to 7, as Greece Remains in Shock After Mega-Storm

The death toll has risen to seven from Wednesday's massive storm that relentlessly hit the popular tourist region of Halkidiki in Northern Greece's Central Macedonia. Among the seven people who lost their lives from the extreme weather are six foreign...

Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher: The Aristotle Menu

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five building elements, earth, fire, water, air and ether. Gastronomy professor Giorgos Palisidis built what he calls the  "Aristotelian menu", based on foods and ingredients of northern Greece, the birthplace of...

Exotic Islet in Northern Greece has Warm Waters All Year Round

Diaporos islet in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round. Diaporos is right across the famous beach of Vourvourous. It is an ideal destination ideal for those who...

Eldorado to Freeze Investments in Skouries Gold Mine

Eldorado Gold announced on Thursday it would freeze investments in its Skouries gold mine in northern Greece, taking a tough stand in its long standing battle with the government. In September, Eldorado threatened to halt new investment in its Olympias,...

Stores Turned Into Holiday Homes in Chalkidiki

Stores, offices and other small properties in Chalkidiki, northern Greece are being converted into residences, due to the high demand for holiday homes at low and affordable prices. According to the president of the Chalkidiki Real Estate Agents Association, Grigoris...